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New Stroke Drug Found To Slow Brain Damage and Promote Repair

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Stroke is considered as the second leading cause of death around the world. It is characterized by a blockage of blood flow in the brain that leads to the irreversible damage of brain cells. Researchers from the University of Manchester in the UK have discovered that a drug that is already approved to treat other conditions can also limit stroke damage as well as also promote cell repair. The study findings is publ


Electronic Cigarettes Just As Harmful for Oral Health As Tobacco

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
The popularity of electronic cigarettes is based on the fact that it is being marketed as a safer alternative for tobacco. While it may help in trying to curb nicotine addiction is some people as a result of smoking, it may just be as harmful as tobacco in other health aspects, as stated by a study published in the journal Oncotarget. Electronic cigarettes have become widely used as a safer alternative for conventi


Common Additive In Food Linked To Increased Cancer Risk

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Many of today’s processed foods are considered to be unhealthy because of the many different ingredients they contain. Chemical compounds that enhance flavor and shelf life are also known to cause a lot of other health conditions. Many scientists are continuing to discover how these ingredients may have an effect on health. Recently, research has shown that additives used mostly in ice cream and other processed f


Tips To Speed Up Your Metabolism

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Our bodies burn fuel for energy at different levels as a result of our metabolism. It can also dictate whether you are prone to gaining weight due to your slow metabolism. A slow metabolism can be caused by a number of reasons. But the good news is that you can also try to speed it up, if you know how. Here are some tips that will help you do just that. Eat Breakfast One of the more effective ways to boost your met


Running May Trigger Molecule That Repairs Brain Cells

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
Running is considered as a popular physical activity to stay fit. But little to people realize that it can do something even better, based on a recent study. It indicates that running may trigger a molecule in the brain to repair brain cells. According to a study researchers from the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital, a certain molecule that is triggered by running can repair certain kinds of brain damag


Sleep Deprivation And Your Health

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
In today’s fast-paced world, more and more people are putting emphasis on work more than rest. A lot of people are focusing on doing as much work and become more productive by skipping on sleep. A lot of people are now taking just 4 to 5 hours of sleep because of this. Sleep deprivation can actually have an effect on your health. Unfortunately, not all people are aware of it. Here are some effects that lack o


Your Nails And Your Health

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Early intervention and prevention are the keys to maintaining good health. It is important that you know how to look after your body to ensure that it is always in tiptop shape. And when your body does feel something, it usually exhibits signs and symptoms that indicates its current condition. Looking out for these health signs is an essential part of taking good care of your body. These signs can be seen in differ


Study: Smoking Can Cause DNA Damage Even Years After Quitting

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
New findings suggest that smoking can leave a mark in a person’s DNA that can stay there even after quitting the habit. This indicates that the effects of smoking can still linger even after one breaks the habit. The results of the study was recently included in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, a journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers found out that smoking leaves its footprint on the hu


Tell-Tale Signs That You Are Unhealthy

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
People  strive to become healthy. After all, staying healthy and fit will allow you to enjoy life more. But for some, it may just be something they aspire for. Staying healthy takes effort by maintaining good eating habits and regular exercise. Some follow a lifestyle that leads then to an unhealthy route. What may be even worse for those who do so may not know if they are already experiencing the consequences. Bu


Babies Taking Antibiotics Have Higher Risk of Developing Food Allergies 

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Antibiotics have been quite important in trying to help eradicate some of the epidemic-causing diseases of the world.  They have been quite effective in treating a number of infections that has allowed to recover and survive what may have been fatal conditions in the past. But the use of antibiotics has also its downsides. Careless use of antibiotics has led to the increase in antibiotic-resistant organisms that a



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